Böcker av Fredrick McKissack Jr
There's only one week left until school lets out and Miami Jackson, a regularnine-year-old brother on the move. But first he has to survive those last fewdays in school--and that's not as easy as it sounds. Illustrations.
Published to coincide with African-American History Month, here is the stirring, award-winning biography of Sojourner Truth--preacher, abolitionist, and activist for the rights of African-Americans and women. "A rich profile".--School Li...
A stirring tribute to the human drama, legendary heroes, infamous owners, low pay, and long bus rides that were the Negro Leagues. A 1995 Coretta Scott King Honor Book now in a striking Polaris edition.
Let My People Go: Bible Stories Told by a Freeman of Color - Bible Stories Told by a Freeman of Color to His Daughter, Charlotte, in Charleston, South Carolina, 1806-16
In a triumphant celebration of the human spirit, here are 12 favorites from the Old Testament. Each breathtaking illustration adds exquisite clarity. Full-color illustrations.
The award-winning mother-son writing team tells the story of 20 African Americans who arrived in Virginia in 1619 as indentured servants, ready to serve out their sentence before beginning life anew in a new land. Illustrations.
For more than a thousand years, from A.D. 500 to 1700, the medieval kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay grew rich on the gold, salt, and slave trade that stretched across Africa. Scraping away hundreds of years of ignorance, prejudice, and mythol...
A gritty, witty, and eloquent young adult debut, "Shooting Star" takes on the sports headlines and brings to the page a young man whose drive is about to make his life spiral out of control.